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The quartet are hatching a plan with nearby compound Istanbul-77 to destroy a Taliban outpost that is threatening Tampa-22. But when something unexpected happens, can James take the blow the Taliban has dealt him?
Short Story | Updated Aug 25, 2014 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Corporal James Swansea, Lieutenant Warren Smith, voluntary Marine Chris Schulz, and Corporal Dean Sanders enter a world of war and bloodshed where their prime target are Afghan villages that have sided with the Taliban, whether by force or will. Their job is to wipe all of them out, but will...
Short Story | Updated Aug 22, 2014 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
This is the story of how a man like any of us can be driven to become a monster in today's world.
Short Story | Updated Jul 18, 2014 | Reads: 58 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
This piece is a multi-perspective fiction story of three completely different types of people in Afghanistan during a war. I hope you understand and enjoy it. Tip: Think about the story in connection with the title after you've read the story.
A rant in the form of a poem on patriotism (kinda)
By Steven Howe
This was written after watching documentaries following the UK's Royal Marines and from my knowledge in the Royal Marines Cadets (SCC)
The purpose of this research paper is to demonstrate analysis of the modernization processes of Afghanistan under the ruling of Amanullah Khan and that of France under the ruling of King Louis XIV; applying theories to compare and understand the accomplishments and failures resulting from the...
This is just a short entry of my experience flying into Afghanistan for the first time in my life.
Miscellaneous | Updated Dec 4, 2013 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tojoures Pret is an essay reflecting a day in my life during my deployment to afghanistan. I hope to bring some awarness to the issue of post tramatic stress disorder.
"Kiowa" is a story of love, courage, strength and healing -- told through the eyes (and ears) of a highly-trained combat dog.
When Kiowa's seemingly unbreakable bond with his handler is tragically shattered, he feels as though everything is lost. But soon he discovers a path to recovery -- in a...
A brief essay on man and how we as a society have veered from the path our forefather's had planned for us when they laid out the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. I go into detail just how big our National debt is and the unspoken unfunded liabilities. I also discuss the Federal...
Thirteen year old Betony is the daughter of an insurance man turned preacher. Into her life comes a London-based Islamic terrorist cell that aims to explode a bomb in the family's midwestern town. The bombing is part of a larger plan to bomb one modest community in each of the fifty states...
Before the Talibans came into power in 1996, the previous governments succeeded in destroying the country through different factions, ethnical tribes, languages and even religion. Instead of stabilization, civil war broke, overtaking the capital city Kabul and Afghanistan as a whole.
By Consul Moore
There is an exciting story behind the discovery of the text you are about to read. I'm not at liberty to give many details about the circumstances involved in the discovery and eventual translation of the following texts, but out of respect I should mention a summary for one key player involved....
By Frenzee Da Rebel
The stories of five different characters from different parts of the Muslim world. Starting with Afghanistan, then Indonesia, then Niger, then Palestine and finally ending up in Saudi Arabia. Probably my favourite poem yet, I actually felt really emotional when reading it back the first time.